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4.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 5 Ratings

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Metascore
55

Mixed or average reviews - based on 28 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 28
  2. Negative: 2 out of 28
  1. 60
    The film is based on the novel by Helen Schulman, who co-wrote the script with Kidd, and it suffers from the same hobbling that bedevils so many literary adaptations; namely, that what strikes a reader as a conceit of some delicacy will strike a moviegoer as clunking whimsy.
  2. Reviewed by: Todd McCarthy
    50
    Laura Linney’s beautiful performance is most of the story in p.s.